Andrew Hobart Wilbert Argue

1 March 1875–4 April 1953 (Age 78)
Stittsville, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Andrew Hobart Wilbert

When Andrew Hobart Wilbert Argue was born on 1 March 1875, in Stittsville, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, his father, Andrew Gideon Argue, was 27 and his mother, Ann Jane Wilson, was 20. He married Jane Adeline Featherston on 29 June 1904, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Goulbourn, Carleton, Ontario, Canada in 1881. He died on 4 April 1953, at the age of 78, and was buried in Stittsville, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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Andrew Hobart Wilbert Argue
Jane Adeline Featherston
Marriage: 29 June 1904
Lila Verna May Argue

Spouse and Children

29 June 1904
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings



World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 8

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 11

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 31

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of French Argoud or Argaud (from the Germanic personal name Argwald ‘fierce governor’) or Argoux (from the Germanic personal name Argwulf ‘raging wolf’).2 Irish: probably from Gaelic Mac Giolla Fhearga ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Fearga’. In Ireland this name is found mainly in Co. Cavan and may also appear as McIlhargy ( see McHargue ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Hobart Argue in household of James Ralph, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Hobart Argue in entry for Lila Verna May Argue, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Andrew Hobart Wilbert Argue, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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